A new dolls house

Last week we were very lucky and sent the beautiful butterbee cottage dolls house for the girls to review I was so excited about this, I have been toying with the idea of picking them one up as a treat recently so it was perfect timing. They love using their sometimes rather wild imaginations to come up with little games together so it makes a perfect toy for them and not only that – it looks beautiful this is one toy I don’t mind sitting in my lounge. So it arrived flat pack as these things tend to do and…

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3 delicious ice lolly recipes for children

My girls do enjoy an ice lolly come rain or shine it doesn’t matter to them, we always have a stash in the freeze. Whilst I don’t mind the odd treat they are full of sugar so I made some healthy alternative ice lollies for them to try and see how they match up to the usual favourites. They went down a treat so I thought I would share these three super simple recipes I used to give you some inspiration for a nice cool refreshing ice lolly treat for the kids to enjoy this summer.  Fruit and coconut water Thinly slice…

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Our 5 favourite Bedtime Stories

I love reading with my girls I have done every evening since Maisy was just a few months old, we have a huge box filled with all sorts of stories but the girls definitely have their favourites. The ones we all know off by heart but seem to come back to over and over again I introduce new books to them regularly and we also visit the library and borrow some but these are our current favourites:  Giraffes can’t dance – The big bright illustrations are great in this book, the girl’s all love this story and have done for a…

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Avon Heath Country Park

Yesterday we went to Avon heath country park for a picnic and some fresh air. I haven’t been here since I was tiny, I vaguely remember coming on Sunday afternoon’s for a little play, I have photos of me somewhere about 4 years old with blonde pigtails climbing up the play equipment. It’s changed so much from what I remember but we had a great day as usual I was snapping away so wanted to share a few of the photos I took. They have lots of different trails for children and adults, we took the blue trail which is…

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British Red Cross first aid app

If your child falls over and scrapes their knee you know what to do – scoop them up, kiss it better, pop on a plaster if needs be, wipe the tears and they are soon off again. What about the more serious incidents? Would you know what to do if your child had say an asthma attack or started to choke? You probably have a rough idea (you’ve seen it on TV right?) but faced with that situation would the panic set in – I know it would for me. That’s a scary thought. Of course those sorts of things…

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